A Tangent on Tobacco – A Legacy in American Economics: Part 2

The following is a chapter from Money, Sex, Power & Faith. Order your copy in paperback or for Kindle! Tobacco sprouted up throughout Virginia, and became so influential that when the Virginia Colony’s General Assembly first met to establish a sort of self-governed representative legislation, the first law to pass was …

We Want Wampum

The following is a chapter from Money, Sex, Power & Faith. Order your copy in paperback or for Kindle! “No complaint… is more common than that of a scarcity of money.” – Adam Smith When the settlers in the New World weren’t slaughtering natives to increase economic expansion by assuming control …

The Inquisition Gets Medieval

The following is a chapter from Money, Sex, Power & Faith. Order your copy in paperback or for Kindle! “NOBODY expects the Spanish Inquisition!… Amongst our weaponry are such diverse elements as: fear, surprise, ruthless efficiency, an almost fanatical devotion to the Pope, and nice red uniforms.” – Monty Python Europe …